During the current period of enforced isolation and social distancing, you may be craving warmth, companionship and plain old physical closeness. You may yearn to snuggle on the couch, feel valued and talk honestly about your practical problems and deep anxieties.

Some years ago, life as I knew it was put on a sudden and dramatic hiatus in the form of an inattentive driver who attempted to cross U.S. 30 near Plymouth in the path of our car.

A KPC Media Group reporter was at a local restaurant/bar the other day, shortly after Gov. Eric Holcomb’s order was announced that all restaurants, bars and nightclubs would have to remain closed until the end of this month.

As a retired physician I have been following the developments of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic with interest. I think there will continue to be great disruptions to our economy for the short term. We are all becoming familiar with the obvious disruptions to our “old normal” routi…

High fives to people who tip and tip generously at every opportunity they get. The types of jobs that include tips are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus; people who receive tips often live paycheck to paycheck. High fives to people who tip as often as they can and as generously as they can.

San Francisco and six Bay Area counties, with a combined population of nearly 7 million, are under “shelter-in-place” orders directing everyone to basically stay inside their homes for the next three weeks in hopes of suppressing the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the region.

High fives to the health care workers and health care leaders who are bravely and tirelessly working on the front lines to help keep our communities as safe and as healthy as possible.

Regardless of how serious or not serious you think coronavirus is, you should take recommendations of local health officials seriously.